Black' Eng'lish

1. Also called Afro-American English. a dialect of American English characterized by pronunciations, syntactic structures, and vocabulary associated with and used by some North American blacks and exhibiting a wide variety and range of forms varying in the extent to which they differ from standard English.
2. any of a variety of dialects of English or English-based pidgins and creoles associated with and used by black people. Also,black' Eng'lish.

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